Julie Schaaff, M.S.
Department Advising Coordinator
First Year Advisor - Center for Student Success
MS, Physical Education, University of Delaware
BSEG, Computer Science & Engineering, Bucknell University
Office: McAllan Hall, Room 230
Regularly Taught Courses:
HE 101 Strategies for Healthy Living
PE 230 Biomechanics/Kinesiology
PE 410 Exercise Testing & Prescription
PE 128 Yoga (1 credit)
PE 142 Pilates (1 credit)
PE 144 Tai Chi (1 credit)
HE 485 Professional Seminar in Health
Julie Schaaff, MS, was the Corporate Health Coordinator, Community Fitness Coordinator, and Employee Wellness Coordinator for the CentraState Healthcare System from 1991-2002. While there, she developed the "Wellness Olympics" employee wellness program, which received a NOVA award for innovation.
From 2002 through 2012, Julie owned "Reach Yoga Health and Fitness," a yoga studio located in West Long Branch, NJ, which was honored by the Asbury Park Press as one of the best yoga studios in Monmouth County in 2009 and 2010.
Julie began teaching PE 128 (yoga) and PE 142 (Pilates) at Monmouth, as an adjunct faculty member in 2006. She created the PE 144 Tai Chi class and became a full-time faculty member in the fall of 2011.
Specialty Areas: Biomechanics, kinesiology, and mind-body fitness
Gray Institute - Certification in Applied Functional Science
American Council on Exercise
- Mind Body Specialty Certification
- Personal Fitness Trainer Certification
- Weight Management and Nutrition specialty certfications
- Correspondence Course Reviewer
IDEA Health & Fitness Association - Master Member (1998-present)
American Heart Association Advisory Council (1995-2002, President 2000-2002)